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  • Family volunteering

    Volunteers' Week

      Our volunteers play a vital role across the organisation, to celebrate Volunteers' Week, we're highlighting some of...
  • Babies on board the SS Great Britain

    Baby on board!

      Did you know that at least 55 babies were born on board the Great Britain throughout her working life? For the first...
  • Being Brunel

    Volunteers' Being Brunel highlights

      For Volunteer Recognition Day we’d like to introduce a few of our incredible library volunteers who are based in the...
  • Elizabeth Parsons

    The life of Elizabeth Parsons

      Learn more about Elizabeth Parsons, who emigrated to Australia aboard the SS Great Britain and went on to become one...
  • steerage passengers national storytelling week

    Passenger stories

    To celebrate National Storytelling Week, we're sharing some of the most interesting stories from the passengers of the...